Indiana Soldiers
1st Regiment
Indiana Volunteer Infantry
Mexican War
Company A

Source for these records are Indiana in the Mexican War, by Oran Perry, Adjutant General, Indianapolis, 1 Aug 1908. This Company consisted mostly of soldiers from Putnam County, Indiana, called the Putnam Blues


Captain
John H. Roberts
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, Died 19 Feb 1847.
1st Lieutenant
William L. Farrow
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Served in the Civil War as a Colonel.
2nd Lieutenants
Richard W. Jones
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

A. L. Morrison
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Served in the Civil War as a Colonel.
Sergeants
Benjamin E. Brooks
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Thomas S. Hancock
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Merritt Redding
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John C. Walls
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Robert Walls
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
Corporals
Joel W. McGrew
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Nead
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Lewis H. Rudisill
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 
Musicians
Privates
Howard W. Abbott
Putnam County, mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Andrew I. Akers
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William M. Albin
Putnam County. Transferred 9 Aug 1846 to Quarter Master Sergeant. Mustered in 20 
Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 
1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

George W. Atkinson
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846 surgeons certificate.

Lafayette Atkinson
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Joseph R. Banks
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 4 Dec 1846.

Wesley Banks
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Thomas S. Bridges
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Samuel McH Brooks
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Sanford P. Burk
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Nelson Combs
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846 surgeons certificate.

Lafayette Cornwall
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Craig
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Henry C. Crook
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William W. Farley
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Ford
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Samuel A. Francis
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William D. Frasier
Putnam County. Discharged 23 Feb 1847.

Perry Gase
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

John Gray
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Abijah Grimes
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Jesse M. Hamrick
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Elisha Hasty
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

Martin Heath
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Henry Hiatt
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, Died 9 Aug 1847, of disease at Camp Belknap.

Henry Hotspillar
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 15 Oct 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

John H. Johnston
Putnam County.  Transferred 24 Jun 1846 to Sergeant Major. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, 
at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at 
New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Alfred K. Keller
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Henry Keller
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William R. Keller
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Knipe
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Lane
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Humphrey G. May
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James McCall
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, Died 22 Sep 1846, of disease.

Isaac McMannoway
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Floyd Mills
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Wesley Mills
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

Samuel C. Morris
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, Died 29 Oct 1846.

Elias Neff
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

Samuel E. Newell
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, Died 8 Jun 1847.

Lyman P. Nichols
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

James Pickering
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Pickering
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Clark Powers
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, Died 29 Sep 1846, of disease.

Samuel Purcell
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Rhino
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

Joseph Roberts
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Joseph Sanders
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Oct 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

Notley M. Sanders
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 15 Oct 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

Jesse A. Shepherd
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Solomon O. Siddens
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Harmon Skean
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 6 Dec 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

James Smith
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 18 Dec 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

Lewis Solomon
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Abram N. Stringer
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James H. Summers
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Daniel T. Summers
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Benjamin E. Talbott
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846, on surgeon's certificate.

Mason Vermillion
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

George West
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, Died 30 Jan 1847, of disease.

Henry A. West
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, Died 19 Sep 1846, of disease.

Robert C. Wilson
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Patterson M. Wood
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

David Young
Putnam County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846 at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

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